Cardio Amplification

Helen Guri
Microphone Lessons for Poets
Illustrated by Cara Guri
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They look ordinary and are — the seagulls of the stage, the squirrels of the lectern If a poetic mode, the male nostalgic. Please do not feed them or let them feed you back.

They are sensitive, but, as you might expect, only in the narrowest sense. They gather sound in a heart shape. (Of course.) This makes things simple: if you speak to the heart, you will speak to the microphone.

Testing, testing. 1, 2, 3, testing.

And so for day 1423